Sen. Richard Burr
Republican • North Carolina • 7th Term • Sworn In 1995
- 26 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 39 of 100) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 23 of 100)
- 154 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 59 of 100) 3 Made Into Law (Ranks 9 of 100)
Burr was born November 30, 1955 and was eduated at Wake Forest University (B.A. 1978). He was a businessman in Winston-Salem prior to his political career.
Burr represented North Carolina's 5th Congressional the U. S. House of Representatives for five terms. He was first elected to Congress in 1994 as part of the "Gingrich Revolution", promising term limits. Read More...
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- Senate Committee on Finance
- Energy, Natural Resources, and Infrastructure
- Fiscal Responsibility and Economic Growth
- Health Care
- Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
- Children and Families
- Primary Health and Aging
- Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs
- Senate Select Committee on Intelligence
Most Recent Sponsored Bills
S.Res.395Resolution agreed to in Senate Mar 27, 2014 8 Views
A resolution designating the month of April 2014 as "Military and Veterans Caregiver Month".
S.Res.394Resolution agreed to in Senate Apr 03, 2014 13 Views
A resolution designating April 5, 2014, as "Gold Star Wives Day".
S.Res.380Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed Mar 11, 2014 8 Views
A resolution supporting the goals and ideals of Take Our Daughters and Sons To Work Day.
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
S.2190 - Hire More Heroes Act of 2014Read twice and referred Apr 01, 2014 35 Views
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow employers to exempt employees with health coverage under TRICARE or the Veterans Ad...
S.Res.407Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed Mar 31, 2014 18 Views
A resolution honoring former Senator and Rear Admiral Jeremiah Andrew Denton, Jr.
S.2178 - Workforce Democracy and Fairness ActRead twice and referred Mar 27, 2014 7 Views
A bill to amend the National Labor Relations Act with respect to the timing of elections and pre-election hearings and the identification of p...
Recent Voting History
On the Motion for Attendance PN1182: Michelle T. Friedland, of California, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth CircuitAbstain (against party)April 10, 2014
On the Cloture Motion PN1182: Michelle T. Friedland, of California, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth CircuitNay (with party)April 10, 2014
On the Nomination PN1063: Terrell McSweeny, of the District of Columbia, to be a Federal Trade Commissioner for the unexpired term of seven years from September 26, 2010Aye (with party)April 09, 2014